Direct Short Break Worker - Southampton


We are looking for caring, enthusiastic individuals to support disabled children and young people on a 1-1 basis in Southampton and surrounding areas

As a Short Breaks Worker, you can help disabled children and young people throughout the borough to access and enjoy activities whilst giving their families a much-needed break from their caring role.

Previous experience of working with children, preferably disabled children, is desirable. Training (e-learning) will be provided and you will also have the ongoing support of a local supervisor.

You will need stamina, enthusiasm, a positive outlook, NVQ level 2+ in childcare or health and social care at least one year's experience and a commitment to providing a high quality service to disabled children. Working hours can be flexible and variable but likely to be mainly at weekends, school holidays or late pm on schooldays.

Job description

To apply

Please visit www.disabledchildren.org.uk where you can apply online. Or you can phone Heather Penhaligon on 01329 242952


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